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Position Announcement

Historic Westville

Executive Director

Historic Westville is currently closed to the public as it undergoes a move to Columbus, GA and re-interpretation. Historic Westville is a museum of Southern history and culture representing the diversity of the Southern Experience by telling the stories of all southern peoples including European Americans, African Americans, Native Americans, and immigrants and how their lives were inextricably linked but their experiences diverse. Through the use of exhibits, live interpreters, food and crafts, visitors will learn about life in the 19th century South and how major historical events affected the region. Historic Westville is searching for an enthusiastic leader during this time of transition to ensure a successful re-opening.

The Executive Director of Historic Westville is responsible for ensuring the quality of programs and the successful administration of the organization. The director works with the Board of Trustees to fulfill the mission, achieve the vision and enhance the image in the community. The director is responsible for fundraising as well as for the overall management of the financial function, building operations, public relations, marketing, and personnel management. The Executive Director represents the museum to key stakeholders, media, and other institutions.

For more information about this position see the Historic Westville web site at and

For consideration, please send resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references to Competitive salary and benefits.

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